New York, NY
Chris Hughes is a business manager at FBMM, where he prioritizes cultivating a safe team environment where people feel protected and free to think. For Chris, it is vital to listen to the experience of his clients and hear what their needs may be in order to curate a holistic financial path, specific to that individual. He focuses on educating and guiding his clients on saving money and building wealth, along with being able to spend money wisely and free of anxiety.
Before his business management career began in 2005, Chris was a member of The Island Def Jam Music group Autopilot Off and a songwriter at Warner Music Publishing. His background as a performing musician provided him with invaluable insight into the world his clients live in and the needs that come along with that. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting, which also add to the areas he can pull knowledge from.
Behind the Scenes
Outside of the office, Chris is a member of the Academy of Country Music, the Country Music Association and the Recording Academy.
Did you know?
• If Chris could give a TED Talk, it would be about behavioral economics.
• He keeps his inner-child alive through his collection of vintage ’80s skateboards.
• Chris’ first concert was Public Enemy and Anthrax in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.